Tag: Stephen King

Catching Up With Keith Minnion

Catching Up With Keith Minnion

The Introduction “Jack of all trades, master of none” is a saying that has a ring of truth to it…unless it’s being used to describe Keith Minnion. In his case, the saying could be changed to “Jack of all trades, master of all,” and I’m not just blowing smoke up his arse when I say … Continue reading Catching Up With Keith Minnion

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Why Do You Like That Stuff?!

Why Do You Like That Stuff?!

The official movie trailer for Part One of Stephen King's IT came out within the last couple weeks. Have a looksie, if you haven't already: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKJmEC5ieOk After viewing it, I immediately reposted the trailer to my mom's Facebook page, telling her to mark her calendar for dinner-and-a-movie night. Soon after, people started commenting about how … Continue reading Why Do You Like That Stuff?!

Number Forty-Five: Review of Stephen King’s END OF WATCH

Number Forty-Five: Review of Stephen King’s END OF WATCH

[**NOTE**  Minor spoilers are used in this review.  I don't believe they will ruin your reading experience if you haven't gotten to any or all of the books in the trilogy, but if you prefer going into material with absolutely no spoilers, you may not want to proceed.] Readers of this site know that I'm … Continue reading Number Forty-Five: Review of Stephen King’s END OF WATCH

Number Forty-Three: I’m Aliiiiiiiiiiiive…

Number Forty-Three: I’m Aliiiiiiiiiiiive…

...although, at this point, I'm probably less functional than Frankenstein's monster. [“And I thought *I* looked like hell. You need some sleep, Andy.”] How's everyone doing? Well, I hope. Me? I'm tired. This summer has kicked my scrawny arse, and done so with absolutely no remorse. Work is still work, steady yet enjoyable (I'm one … Continue reading Number Forty-Three: I’m Aliiiiiiiiiiiive…

Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

[Spoiler Note: I have done my best to review the book without revealing spoilers. I think I’ve succeeded, but if you want to go into the story completely blind, you may want to skip this blog entry.] Stephen King has been my favorite author since I read Misery close to three decades ago. While he’s … Continue reading Number Thirty-Eight: Review of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Rich Chizmar

Number Sixteen: Review of FULL DARK, NO STARS by Stephen King

Stephen King has been my favorite author for close to 30 years now. My love affair with his writing began at the young age of 12, when my mother handed me her paperback copy of MISERY and turned me loose. It was the first adult novel I had ever read, and it floored me. Axes … Continue reading Number Sixteen: Review of FULL DARK, NO STARS by Stephen King

Number Seven: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part Two

(Continued from "Number Five: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part One") In the 2000's, e-books were trying to gain a foothold in the market. I tried a couple of them -- most notably Stephen King's e-serial entitled The Plant -- but the experience left a lot to be desired. The titles I read … Continue reading Number Seven: I Hate That I Love My E-Reader, Part Two